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Advanced Signal Processing and Communications Engineering

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

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Advanced Signal Processing and Communications Engineering from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is a 4-semester Elite Master’s programme within the „Elitenetzwerk Bayern” (Elite Network of Bavaria) taught in English for highly qualified students that aim for higher career goals.

Overview

Advanced Signal Processing and Communications Engineering from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) focuses on interdisciplinary concepts that are fundamental for advanced technologies in the areas of signal processing and communications. Besides information theory, coding, and statistical signal processing, these are machine learning, optimization, and game theory.

Students at Advanced Signal Processing and Communications Engineering from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) will:

  • deepen the broad interdisciplinary scope of these topics choosing various areas of specialization.
  • benefit from the strong connection and networking for more opportunities. 
  • be well-equipped to succeed in their study and career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Optimization for Communications and Signal Processing 
  • Information Theory and Coding
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Game Theory with Applications to Information Engineering
  • Machine Learning in Signal Processing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Outstanding graduates are invited to apply for the next winter semester. ASC promotes the professional equality of women and therefore urges women to apply.
  • Minimum grade requirement is a Bachelor’s degree above average: at least 2.0 (straight B) in German grading system.  
  • your Curriculum Vitae (CV) including a passport picture
  • your secondary school’s leaving certificate and university entrance certificate (certified English or German version)
  • Bachelor’s Degree and Academic Transcripts (certified English or German version)
  • TOEFL score report (minimum score IBT 80, PBT 547, CBT 210) or other proof of English-language education (IELTS 5.5, level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, or Medium of Instruction Certificate e.g.)
  • APS certificate (China)
  • GRE test results (if any)
  • certificates for German language courses or tests (optional)
  • recommendation letters of two of your academic teachers that have known you well (optional)

Tuition Fee

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    Free
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FAU does not charge tuition fees. However, each semester students must pay semester fees.

Living costs for Erlangen

730 - 1100 EUR /month
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